A rugged-up Julie Christie takes a snooze during filming on Zhivago’s Winter Palace sequences. David Lean had noted Christie’s work in two John Schlesinger films, Billy Liar and Darling, and overcame MGM’s objections to cast her as Lara Antipova, the heroine of Boris Pasternak’s novel. Casting arm-wrestles gave way to an arduous, complex shoot. Far from wintery, the Winter Palace was actually constructed in sultry Spain where marble dust and plastic snow offered a frosty veneer unshared by the sweaty thesps. Rather than cover the entire countryside with the faux snow, Lean, Christie and co. decamped to chillier Finland (seen here) for the long shots.